Kingdom Hearts II Breaks Million Mark In US

Square Enix announced today that Kingdom Hearts II, the action role-playing game available exclusively for the PlayStation 2, has sold through more than one million units in North America, making it one of the top-selling new releases of 2006. Kingdom Hearts II is the sequel to Kingdom Hearts, one of the top ten best-selling PlayStation 2 titles of all time in North America .

Kingdom Hearts II has sold through one million units in just one-third the time of that of the original, proving that fans were waiting to get their hands on the sequel,” said Daishiro Okada, President & COO, Square Enix, Inc. “The winning combination of Disney and Square Enix has done it again and we couldn’t be happier with the results.

Kingdom Hearts II is the result of great creative teams coming together to make one of the most successful console games of the year,” said Graham Hopper, senior vice president and general manager, Buena Vista Games. “The success of this game is very exciting and we look forward to our continued collaboration with the team at Square Enix.